| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Being a native Baltimorean, I am, like my friends and neighbors, an extremely proud Baltimore Ravens fan. Their hasty deconstruction left a bittersweet taste in the mouths of many fans ("New Texan bids us farewell," March 23). We have collectively learned...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Orioles Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver was known to say that momentum is only as good as your next day's starting pitcher. So far this season, Mt. Hebron has been on a roll whenever left-hander Brady Smouse has been on the mound.
The Vikings (4-2)...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 8:11 AM
For Baltimore baseball fans inspired by the Orioles' surprising success last year, spring training couldn't have come soon enough. Those who never wanted that magic season to end along with newbie Birds fans are already flocking in droves to the team's...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 12:51 PM
March 4, 2006: The Maryland women's basketball team ends a 14-game losing streak to Duke by defeating the Blue Devils, 78-70, in the semifinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. The teams will meet again in the NCAA final with Maryland (34-4)...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Cal Ripken Jr. stopped by The Baltimore Sun this morning as part of the promotional tour for his third children’s novel, “Wild Pitch,” which came out today.
The book – about a young pitcher who loses his confidence after...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Buck Showalter remembered sitting in the Orioles clubhouse as a driving rain delayed the first playoff game Baltimore had hosted in 15 years.
"Do you think the fans will stay?" asked a relatively new Oriole.
"Hell yes," replied closer Jim Johnson....
| Mar 5, 2013
| 7:38 AM
The Orioles plan to hold a “public celebration of life” for former manager Earl Weaver at Camden Yards on April 20 at 2 p.m., the team announced Tuesday.
The Hall of Famer died in January at the age of 82.
The event, called “A...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 11:43 AM
The Orioles announced today that they will wear the above patch on their jerseys throughout this season in honor of Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver, who died last month at age 82.
The team will also honor Weaver with a pregame moment of silence and...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 1:25 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — As the Orioles open their Grapefruit League schedule Saturday with a home game against the Minnesota Twins at Ed Smith Stadium, hitters will take varying approaches at the plate.
Some will take more pitches than usual to get a...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Hall of Famer Earl Weaver, who passed away on a baseball-related cruise last month, was honored during pregame ceremonies for the opening of the Grapefruit League exhibition season on Saturday at Ed Smith Stadium.
The O's observed a moment...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 10:09 AM
When the Ravens rolled to their second Super Bowl victory, fending off the San Francisco 49ers in the final seconds of the game, the storylines that defined an improbable season all found happy endings.
Ray Lewis carried the Lombardi Trophy into the...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 9:31 AM
While the Orioles await the results of this morning’s MRI on second baseman Brian Roberts’ injured right hamstring, utility man Ryan Flaherty is in the starting lineup at second base for today’s home opener against the Twins.